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NYCN Borno State Chapter to Partner with BOSU on Youth Development

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, Borno State Chapter seeks to partner with the Borno State University on Youth development in the state.

This was disclosed by the Chairman of the council Comr. Tanimu A. Tahir during a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor, Borno State University, Prof. Umar Kyari Sandabe at the University Senate Building.

Comr. Tanimu said the council is the apex Youth body in the country which was established in 1964 and was recognized by the constitution of Nigeria in 1990.

Comr Tanimu A. Tahir, added that he was at BOSU with his state executives to recognize the contribution of BOSU in respect to her efforts in the area of Youths development in the state and also in view of the giant strides of leadership exhibited by the Vice Chancellor of BOSU.Comr. Tanimu explained that the council is requesting for partnership on youth development in Borno State and to contribute to the post-conflict solutions. He further narrated that the development of the youths is crucial to the overall progress of the state and adding that, there is no better organization to encourage it than a citadel of learning hence their visit to BOSU. The council seek partnership in areas of Digital Literacy training for the youths, Professional training, Entrepreneurship training and Management of data, among others.

Comr. Tanimu A. Tahir said BOSU was their first point of contact because he believes it has a lot to offer because of the caliber of professional staff BOSU have and the development in the campus he has seen.

Prof. Sandabe who welcomes the delegates on behalf of the University Management appreciates the visit. He said,’ one of our cardinal point at BOSU is to have wide range of opinions especially from the youths and Comrade Tanimu A. Tahir is an exceptional Youth Leader whose intellectual acumen and examplary leadership should be emulated by all Borno State Youths so as to the relevant stakeholders in the development of our state and the nation at large’. In addition, he said the University has a youth as member of her council in the person of Comr. Mahmud Muhammad, who is also the secretary general of the National Youth Council of Nigeria Borno State Chapter and he has not disappoint the University so far’.

He advised that if the youths have high quality of governance, we will not have problem in the society. “The youths of this generation are highly ambitious, and need to be careful of not being part of corruption, unhealthy competition among others.” He said.Prof. Sandabe said the youths should emulate the good leadership style of Nigeria’s former head of state, Gen. Murtala Mohammed whose achievements in six months is still remembered. He added that the youths have a critical role to play but first you must understand and learn to accommodate your differences, to stand for the truth and persevere.

Prof. Sandabe said BOSU will work with the National Youth Council of Nigeria Borno State Chapter as requested. He advises the council to always sustain the channel of communication.

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